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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 10-07-2013, 01:46 AM
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An open style intake is more of just an intake/ hot air intake.. Because even the heat shields will gather heat, and if it is not a perfect seal then it will suck in engine heat. If you want a true "performance intake" you are going to have to open your wallet up more and turn it into a project. My S&B was my first mod other then HID's and I noticed I did hear the engine slightly more and had some go under throttle. I also noticed and still do that my engine is running cooler then with the stock intake in place by a fair amount and it had 1 billion style and quality points. Now that I have a tuner and flowmaster super 44 exhaust with resonator delete and 5" tip.... Sort of hard to hear anything and no intake no matter open or enclosed would make a sound I can hear..If you can hear me from the down the block.. There isn't no chance of hearing engine growl from an intake.
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Grub,

I gotta say after reading this review there was no doubt in my mind that S&B was the way to go. Thank you for taking the time to write this review.
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I gotta say after reading this review there was no doubt in my mind that S&B was the way to go. Thank you for taking the time to write this review.
Sure.

If I was to re-write it today, I wouldn't alter a thing.

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Grub did you end up getting the scoop?
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Yes I did.

Wrote about it many pages back.
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Here you go, bud....


http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread....116526&page=10
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Let me add that I still have it on to this day.

Driven thru all kinds of conditions without a single issue thus far, as I do check underneath after driving thru rain/water puddles.
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Alright thanks a lot, I will read it when I get a chance... In a 3 hour manufactoring processing lecture right now. So maybe now
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well my s&b came in the other week! its still not mounted yet but last week i worked on heating the tube and bending it back to account for my body lift so maybe this weekend i can get around to installing it!
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First post, but have been reading this thread for ages.

First of all thanks Grub for the detailed information.

I just had my S&B installed this Wednesday. So far so good, love the sound. It goes perfect with my current mods, superchips, magnaflow, and y pipe.

Question though. I got mine without the scoop. The installer recommended that I install the plug on the bottom intake, which it has on now. Reasoning, prevent hot air from going into the intake. I read Grub's initial write up and he decided not to use it. IT's getting cool here in California this time a year so maybe put it on during summer months and remove it when it gets cool?
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